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A voyage round the world, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788,


Published 1798
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Translation of: Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde; a different translation than that of the London : G.G. & J. Robinson, 1798 edition

Vol. 2, chap. 11, describes a visit to Monterey and the mission San Carlos; chap. 12, includes an account of the vocabulary of the Indians adjacent to Monterey

Includes also, "Narrative of an interesting voyage in the frigate La Princesa, from Manilla to San Blaz, in 1780 and 1781", by Francisco Antonio Maurelle, v.1, p. 340-439

Pagination: v. 1: x, [2], 532 p., [4] leaves of plates (3 folded); v. 2: x, 498 p.; v. 3: viii, 446, 60 p., [11] leaves of plates (8 folded)

Signatures: v. 1: A B-2L 2M²; v. 3: [A] B-2F (-2F8) a-b d-h i²

Errata: v. 1: p. [2], 2nd group; v. 3: p. viii, 1st group

Includes selections of vocabulary in the Ecclemach and Port des Français languages in vol. 2; these languages would appear to be part of the Wakashan group of languages spoken on the Pacific Northwest coast. Also in vol. 2 is a selection of vocabulary in the language of the inhabitants of Tchoka island, which is identified as located near the Kamchatka Peninsula

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Pilling, J.C. North American Indians

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800

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John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: wanting vol. 2

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary treed calf


Volume 1
Publisher London : Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard
Pages 566
Language English
Call number b3902624
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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